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Downtown Alert

Downtown Tucson Partnership frequently receives advisories including traffic alerts and other important community news that could affect workers, residents and visitors in Downtown Tucson. Check this page frequently and stay up-to-date on the latest Downtown Alerts.


Active Alert

MAY 17 | DOWNTOWN TRAFFIC ALERT: Via City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM) - Motorists, bicyclists, and pedestrians should anticipate intermittent lane restrictions throughout the limits of the Downtown Links project in addition to the following upcoming work:

Upcoming Roadway Openings:

  • On Friday, May 20, 2022, Sixth Avenue will reopen to vehicular, bicycle, and pedestrian travel from Seventh Street to Toole Avenue.
  • On Monday, May 23, 2022, Church Avenue will reopen to two-way travel between Sixth Street and Franklin Street.

Upcoming Roadway Closures:

  • On Monday, May 23, 2022, Sixth Street, from Stone Avenue to Church Avenue, will close to all vehicular, pedestrian and bicycle travel. This closure will be in place for at least 18-months.
  • On Monday, May 23, 2022, Stone Avenue from Sixth Street to Franklin Street/Toole Avenue will close to all vehicular, pedestrian and bicycle travel. This closure is scheduled to be in place for approximately three-months – through August 2022.

More information and details about these closures and openings is online here →

OCT 29 | DOWNTOWN TRAFFIC ALERT: Via City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM) - Southbound Church Avenue from Sixth Street to Franklin Street is reopen to vehicular traffic traveling into downtown. Northbound Church Avenue between this same stretch will remain closed. However, motorists are encouraged to use the Stone Avenue underpass from Franklin Street or Toole Avenue for northbound travel out of downtown.

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Map of Recommended Ways Into Downtown

 


Traffic Impacts

Click and Zoom in on this interactive Downtown Core Road Closure map.* (Updated as of 5/17/22)

  • Lane Closed: Northbound lane of Granada Avenue from St. Mary's Rd./Sixth St. is closed to vehicular traffic for repaving. Southbound lane staying open. Use Church to get into downtown. More Information →
  • Road Closed: Sixth Avenue and Seventh Street intersection (Sixth Avenue Underpass) is closed to vehicular traffic as part of The Downtown Links Project. This closure is anticipated to be in place through March 2022. More Information →
  • Construction Zone: Church Avenue between Broadway Blvd to Ochoa Street has construction on the west side of the street due to construction at the Flin project. Use Caution while traveling north or southbound on Church.

*Please be aware that some road closures may be beyond what is mapped. We are only mapping road closures in the immediate downtown core area.


Other Roadway Projects to be aware of:


Encounter a transportation related concern? Dangerous obstructions in roadways, traffic or pedestrian signal malfunction, pothole repairs, questions on roadway construction etc...?

Contact the City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility →